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    Default Warwickshire team help discover new spider species

    A team in Warwickshire have helped to discover a new species of spider.

    Professor Richard Pearce, an arachnologist and research scientist based at WCGs Moreton Morrell College, has been working with renowned naturalist Javed Ahmed and a team of field researchers in India on a wider research project exploring spider biodiversity in the region.

    They found a spider in India that has previously gone unrecorded but scientists believe the tiny spider from the genus Afraflacilla is more likely to benefit humans than harm them.
    Leamington Courier

    Horrible looking beast!

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    You certainly wouldn't to wake up with one on the pillow next to you.


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